Tens of thousands are on the streets of Hong Kong, demonstrating for more democracy. Beijing calls the protesters extremists and is backing to the territory's political leaders, who have turned police batons and tear gas against their own citizens. Will the former colony soon see authoritarian rule like that elsewhere in China, or will the push for democracy spread from Hong Kong to the mainland?
By Bundesliga standards it’s not been the most prolific of seasons so far. Just 137 goals, six games in - a figure not seen since back in 2001-02 (thanks largely to Oli Kahn!). Plus last weekend even Hoffenheim played 0-0! Nevertheless there’s been no shortage of action and excitement. So what does the next round of matches hold in store - goals galore or more scoreless draws?
This week, Arts.21 takes a political view. European film makers show solidarity with a Ukrainian fellow director behind bars. Plus: are European Union arts policies shifting to the right? A Hungarian polarizes opinions. We head to Venice to find out how sensual modern architecture can be. And we meet a shy celebrity painter with a taste for music.